Southern Door Seeks Referendum on Revenue Limit Override

A statement has been issued in light of the decision by the Southern Door Board of Education Monday to schedule a referendum vote on a one-year revenue limit override proposed for the 2015/16 school year. If district voters agree, the revenue cap would be exceeded by $390,000 on a one-time basis. School Board President Chuck Bretl said the action was the outgrowth of the continued … Continue reading

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Man Sentenced on Reckless Homicide by Drug Delivery Charge

A 34-year old northern Door County man was sentenced to seven months in jail and placed on ten years probation this week in Door County Court on one count of first degree reckless homicide/delivery of drugs. Judge D. Todd Ehlers handed down the guilty verdict in the case of Alvin McFeeley of Egg Harbor. Judge Ehlers initially sentenced McFeeley to five years in prison and … Continue reading

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Fire At Sturgeon Bay Marina Destroys Three Boats

Three boats moored at the Quarterdeck Marina at 705 Marina Lane, on Sturgeon Bay’s west side, were destroyed in a fire Monday evening.  The Sturgeon Bay Fire Department was paged out at about seven-14 PM and multiple units responded, including a full complement from the nearby west side fire station.  The initial call indicated that one boat was on fire, but fire crews found three … Continue reading

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Fire Damages Home in Baileys Harbor Saturday

The investigation is continuing into an early morning fire Saturday that significantly damaged a home in the Town of Baileys Harbor. The Baileys Harbor Fire Department was paged out shortly before 3AM to a structure fire at 3049 County Trunk E & the first units on the scene found flames shooting through the roof of the structure. It appears that the blaze started in an … Continue reading

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Sunshine House/Goodwill Donation Drive Friday & Saturday

Goodwill and Sunshine House in Sturgeon Bay are working together to host a collection of items you no longer need. Dan Flannery, vice president for community relations at Goodwill explained what they hope to accomplish… [Audio clip: view full post to listen] The Goodwill trailer will be in the parking lot at Pick’n Save from 9AM – 3PM both Friday and Saturday (Aug. 22-23). Donations … Continue reading

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Teen Injured In Tractor Accident

A 13-year old boy was injured in an accident near Brussels Wednesday afternoon. Sixteen-year old Tyler Malcore told the investigating officer that his brother, 13 year old Kyle Malcore, was run over by a tractor at his grandfather’s farm. Tyler was driving his injured brother to a medical facility in Green Bay when the injured boy began having trouble breathing. The older brother then stopped … Continue reading

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Trees Damaged In Sturgeon Bay

Sturgeon Bay police are investigating a case of vandalism to trees at the Purves Lagoon neighborhood on Sturgeon Bay’s west side. The trees were in an area that is part of the Purves Lagoon Homeowners Association and the damage was done sometime overnight on August 8th-9th. The trees were topped and many branches cut or broken off. Residents of the area discovered the damage when … Continue reading

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Sturgeon Bay Fire Fighters Fill the Boot

The Sturgeon Bay Fire Fighters, Local 2682, conducted the annual Fill the Boot campaign on three Saturdays in downtown Sturgeon Bay. They raised a total of $8,535.49 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. The total raised on the final day was $2,363.09. The campaign fell short of the goal of $10,000, but the fire fighters wish to thank all who donated & they note that all … Continue reading

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March of Dimes Radio-Thon is Thursday

WDOR is teaming with the March of Dimes to raise funds to help provide programming intended to raise the health of mothers & babies by putting on a day long “Radio-Thon” Thursday. By donating, you can play a role in the non-profit organization’s effort to provide public & professional health materials, local programs & fund research efforts. Listeners will hear from professionals who are working … Continue reading

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Highway 42/57 Road Work Update

There’s a reason why many of the orange barrels in the road construction zone near Sturgeon Bay were pulled back last week. According to the department of transportation update, the contractor finished the concrete point repair & concrete replacement work along the inside lane of Highway 42/57, northbound & southbound, began installing signs & completed traffic signal work at the intersections of Ashland Avenue & … Continue reading

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